Why do so many more people believe in Heaven?

Through “Jesus Wars” to Rediscovering Christianity

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-dc_thumb_Jesus_Wars_Philip_Jenkins.jpgGREAT FOR SMALL GROUPS: We’ve got news about two books guaranteed to spark spirited discussion. Part 1: Excerpt of Philip Gulley’s “If the Church Were Christian.” Part 2: Excerpt of Philip Jenkins’ “Jesus Wars.” Part 3: Gulley interview. Part 4: Jenkins interview.

Hauerwas 3: For the faithful there is no “Florida”

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-dc_thumb_Florida_postcard.jpgFAITH AND AGING: What is “America’s Best Theologian” trying to say!?! Does he hate the Sunshine State? In Part 3 of our interviews with Stanley Hauerwas, he talks about the importance of keeping our wises friends within our communities.

Join in this Prayer for Our Despoiled Ocean …

And now, some “good news” out of troubled Michigan

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-Friendship_And_Faith.jpgA HOPEFUL CHORUS of “good news” echoes across religious and ethnic communities in southeast Michigan with the launch of a new online magazine and book, “Friendship and Faith.” Read the news about the book launch.

Interview with Dr. John Esposito on “Future of Islam”

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-John_Esposito_Georgetown_The_Future_of_Islam.jpgNEW in Sharing Islam Magazine: Understanding movements among the world’s 1 billion Musllims is key to resolving violent conflict in several continents. ReadTheSpirit’s in-depth interview with Dr. John Esposito explores provocative conclusions in his new book, “The Future of Islam.”